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Lesion In Mouth: Symptoms, Causes And Treatments

Pain is never any fun, especially when it emanates from your mouth. Yet, it is the body's way of letting you know something is wrong. Along with throbbing or chronic pain, you may notice accompanying symptoms like a lesion in mouth.

Mouth sores in general may be caused by viral, fungal and bacterial infections, dentures that don't fit correctly, sharp tooth edges and a loose orthodontic wire, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). Here are some of common conditions that result in mouth lesions along with their symptoms and treatment options.

This article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general oral health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your dentist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.

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